ATLANTA, May 14, 2014Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) announces the introduction of new Saturday seasonal services from New York’s JFK airport to Kingston in Jamaica, starting on December 20, 2014. Delta is introducing this service as a response to an increase in demand for more connections between United States cities and this Caribbean tourist destination on peak days.

Customers traveling to Kingston may also enjoy the benefits of Delta’s new Terminal 4 at JFK International Airport which opened on May 24, 2013 and is part of a $1.4 billion redevelopment project. The new terminal includes experience improvements such as nine new and seven renovated international gates; improved and renovated check-in areas, including a dedicated Sky Priority check-in area; an enlarged and centralized security checkpoint; new retail and dining options from some of New York’s most well-known chefs; and a new, 24,000-square-foot, flagship Delta Sky Club with the first-ever Sky Deck rooftop terrace.

The introduction of this weekly seasonal service between New York and Kingston adds to daily nonstop service between Kingston and Atlanta, offered by Delta since December 2013.

Delta´s schedule between JFK, New York (JFK) and Kingston (KIN) is as follows:

Flight Number

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Effective

DL 446

JFK, New York (JFK) at 05:00 p.m.

Kingston (KIN) at 8:50 p.m.

Saturday

 

Dec. 20, 2014

 DL 462

Kingston (KIN) at 8:00 a.m.

JFK, New York (JFK) at 11:45 a.m.

Sunday

 

Dec. 21, 2014

The new flight schedule is now available for booking through www.delta.com. Customers may also access Delta’s Twitter channel @Delta for real-time support before, during, and after travel.

About Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines is working to become the best U.S. airline in Latin America and the Caribbean. Its achievements have been recognized with two top distinctions by Latin Trade’s Best of Travel Annual Awards 2014, leading the categories of “Most Improvement Overall” and “Best Partnerships and Alliances”, and being the only U.S. airline in this year’s rankings.  Delta was also recognized with the Best Airline to North America award by Prêmio Destaque Companhia de Viagem, by Grupo Companhia. Delta continues to grow in Latin America through its long-term exclusive alliance with GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes, Aeroméxico and Aerolíneas Argentinas, committed to building a solid regional footprint, a global network and a better overall experience for customers. Delta provides service to 27 countries and 46 destinations in the region offering over 1,300 weekly flights between Latin America/Caribbean and the U.S. Through its partner GOL, Delta provides access to Delta customers can receive real-time, on-the-go travel assistance in Spanish and Portuguese through Twitter channels @DeltaAssist_ES and @DeltaAjuda from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST. Brazilian customers can also access Delta´s dedicated Brazil Facebook page, visiting http://www.facebook.com/DeltaAirLinesBrasil.

Delta Air Lines serves nearly 165 million customers each year. This year, Delta was named the 2014 Airline of the Year by Air Transport World magazine and was named to FORTUNE magazine’s top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the third time in four years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 322 destinations in 59 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry’s leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a newly formed joint venture with Virgin Atlantic. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, New York-LaGuardia, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. Delta has invested billions of dollars in airport facilities, global products, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Additional information is available on delta.com, Twitter @Delta, Google.com/+Delta, Facebook.com/delta and Delta’s blog takingoff.delta.com.

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